Marjan Simçiç - Pinot Grigio "Classic" 2016

€15.99 €15.50

  • Wine description

    Golden yellow with copper tinges. The colour indicates the method of production, which in the right way highlights the intensity and complexity of the aroma (nice flower aromas developing in fruity and spicy notes), full body (the soft, mature and fruity initial taste is substituted by the note of apricots and melons), alcoholic richness with balanced acids, and variety characteristics (at the end, slightly bitter).

    With food 

    Due to its complex body we recommend pairing it with a wide range of dishes – from cold starters to spring-summer pasta. It is excellent with sea food dishes, and not too spicy Asian, Thai and modern Japanese cuisine. 

    Aging

    The maturation of a classical Pinot Grigio may develop fantastically up to ten years.

      • Grape type

        Pinot Grigio
      • Region

        Collio – Italy, Brda – Slovenia
      • Vineyards

        Zegla, Rusic, Plešivo
      • Vineyards age

        16 - 33 years
      • Vineyards altitude

        120 - 250 metres above sea level
      • Vineyards exposure

        south-east
      • Soil type

        marl, slate and sandstone
      • Harvest

        hand-harvested, in the middle of September
      • Vinification

        12 to 24 hours of maceration, fermentation with natural yeasts of grapes, in stainless steel barrel.

      • Maturation

        8 months on the lees in stainless steel tanks
      • Maturation in bottle

        at least a month
      • Alcohol

        13,5 % vol
      • Total acidity

        5,1 g / l
      • Bottle

        0,75 l
      • Bottling

        8.000 bottles in July 2016
      • Serving temperature

        11 - 12 °C

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